Changes to Licenses and Fees Take Effect January 2020

  • 20 December 2019
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RALEIGH, N.C. (Dec. 20, 2019) — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission (NCWRC) is announcing several changes to its hunting, inland fishing and trapping license structure and associated fees, which are set to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2020.

Specific changes include:

  • All licenses that authorize inland fishing will now include the trout privilege.
  • All hunting and trapping licenses, with a few exceptions, will include the game lands privilege.
  • Establishes a new Resident Lifetime Trapping License.
  • Minor license fee adjustments based on the Consumer Price Index.

For more information on all NCWRC licenses, download the Commission’s 2019-2020 North Carolina Inland Fishing, Hunting and Trapping Regulations Digest. To purchase a license, visit or a Wildlife Service Agent

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